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Buoyed by a growing population of both locals and expats, the total number of schools in the region is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.4 per cent from 2013 to 2020.
July 4, 2014 - 02:09 GMT
However, the sector also faces a number of challenges such as the shortage of skilled teachers and regulation of fees that obstruct the growth of the education industry in the long term.

March 16, 2014

Qatar Foundation
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For the first time Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing (BQFP) author, Dr Kaltham Al Ghanim, will be offering aspiring writers the opportunity to participate in a creative writing class rooted in folklore.

March 13, 2014

Qatar Foundation
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The Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE), will be hosting its second annual international conference on ‘Ethics in a Changing World: Contemporary Perspectives’ this weekend.

March 12, 2014

The new book serves to also counteract mainstream media's classification of Arab women as either "affluent and indulging" or "battered, weak and oppressed" (Shutterstock)
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"Arab Women Rising" is a new publication that captures the stories of 35 women entrepreneurs from the Middle East that are transforming the business sector and their communities simultaneously.

The new law will provide new incentives and specialised training programmes to encourage more Emiratis to work in the country's booming tourism sector (File Archive)
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Members of UAE's Federal National Council are in process of drafting a law that will encourage, train and organise Emiratis to become tour guides with incentives and specialised training programmes.

Georgetown alumna Ghada Khalifa Al-Subaey receiving the EED awards
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Georgetown alumna Ghada Khalifa Al-Subaey (SFS-Q’13) recently received the Gold Medal in the Distinguished University Student category at the Education Excellence Day (EED) Awards annual ceremony in Qatar.

March 11, 2014

Qatar Foundation
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The Doha International Family Institute (DIFI) has opened the ‘Your Family, Your Lens’ photography competition, in collaboration with the Qatar Photographic Society.

March 10, 2014

Qatar Diabetes Association mobile clinic
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The Qatar Diabetes Association has developed a new partnership with Occidental Petroleum of Qatar Limited (Oxy Qatar) making use of its Diabetes Education Mobile Unit.

Dr. Eesa Bastaki, President of the University of Dubai
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(press release)

The University of Dubai (UD) recently participated in the 6th Government Technology Summit Middle East.

March 9, 2014

Qatar National Library
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Qatar National Library (QNL) is organising a number of events and training sessions this month for all residents of Qatar.

Shopping
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Differences in the shopping habits of Lebanese men and women are much less than expected, a new study from AUB has found.

March 6, 2014

Dr Hilal Lashuel, Executive Director of Qatar Biomedical Research Institute
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Qatar Foundation for Education announced that Dr Hilal Lashuel has been appointed Executive Director of Qatar Biomedical Research Institute.

During the event
06:01 GMT
(press release)

HBMSU has announced that 68 research papers and case studies submitted from all over the world were presented before high-level academics, experts, decision makers, government officials, and regional and international intellectuals at HBMSU Congress 2014.

Dr. Ganesh Seshan, an Assistant Professor at GU-Q who specializes in Economics
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The hot-button topics of Arab youth and job creation in the Arab World will be tackled by policy makers, practitioners, academics, and researchers, at a Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) hosted symposium.

March 5, 2014

Dr. Tabrizi running through the desert
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(press release)

A researcher from Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (WCMC-Q) has completed an epic 360km ultra-marathon around Qatar to raise awareness of women’s cancer issues.

During the event
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(press release)

The University of Dubai (UD) today launched its Student Entrepreneurship and Innovation Club at a special event.